The Minister of Foreign Affairs stresses the importance of holding the Iraqi-Emirati Committee in Baghdad
Shafaq News/ Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein stressed, on Monday, the necessity of holding the meeting of the Iraqi-Emirati Committee in the capital, Baghdad, and the completion of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the two countries.
In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, the media of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Hussein met the Minister of State in the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Khalifa Shaheen Al-Marar, at the headquarters of the UAE pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to develop them to serve the aspirations of the two peoples.
According to the statement, Hussein praised the great development witnessed by the Iraqi-Emirati relations in all fields, stressing the need to coordinate positions on regional and international issues.
He pointed to the importance of strengthening the economic aspect, trade cooperation and investment, stressing Iraq's keenness to convene the tenth Iraqi-Emirati joint committee in Baghdad as soon as possible and to complete memoranda of understanding and agreements between the two countries.
Hussein called on Emirati companies and investors to actively contribute to the reconstruction movement and the Iraqi investment market, pointing out that the Iraqi government's actions contributed to facilitating and creating investment opportunities.
The Iraqi Foreign Minister pointed to the importance of increasing trade exchange between Iraq and the UAE.
For his part, the Emirati minister stressed the importance of relations between the two countries and the keenness of the leadership in the UAE to activate mechanisms of bilateral cooperation, pointing to the importance of Iraq and its role in the region.
He stressed his country's keenness to develop common interests in various fields that return and enhance mutual benefits between the two peoples and the two brotherly countries, referring to the directives of the UAE leadership to open up fully with Iraq.
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